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Antonio Citterio

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Antonio Citterio (born 1950, in Meda) is an Italian architect, furniture designer and industrial designer who lives and works in Milan.[1]


He received a degree in architecture from Politecnico di Milano in 1972, and subsequently started working as a designer and industrial design consultant.[2] From 1987 to 1996, he worked in association with Terry Dwan, designing buildings in Europe and Japan.[citation needed]

In 2000, with Patricia Viel, he founded "Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel" (ACPV), a cross-disciplinary practice for architecture and interior design.[3] The firm works internationally, developing projects on all scales in collaboration with a network of specialist consultants.[citation needed]

Antonio Citterio currently works in the industrial design sector with companies such as Ansorg, Arclinea, Axor-Hansgrohe, B&B Italia, Flexform, Flos, Hermès, Iittala, Kartell, Maxalto, Sanitec (Geberit Group), Technogym and Vitra.[4][5]

From 2006 to 2016, he was an Architectural Design professor at the Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio in Switzerland.[citation needed]

In 1987 and 1994, Citterio was awarded the "Compasso d’Oro" prize.[citation needed]

In 2008, the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce of London awarded him the title of "Honorary Royal Designer for Industry".[citation needed]



  1. ^ a b "Antonio Citterio". domus. Retrieved May 2, 2017.
  2. ^ "Antonio Citterio Lamps | Flos Official Shop". flos.com.
  3. ^ "Patricia Viel". Corriere della Sera (in Italian). 2021-06-11. Retrieved 2023-10-23.
  4. ^ "New office chair designed by Citterio for Vitra is based on "evolutionary and adaptive concept"". www.domusweb.it. Retrieved 2023-10-23.
  5. ^ Didero, Maria Cristina (2023-06-12). "13 great Antonio Citterio products, from furniture designs to gym equipment". wallpaper.com. Retrieved 2023-10-23.

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